10.30am
19 July 2017

Stoop

He's king of the north! We've got a Graham Robson for you this morning, he's showing off his rich graphic illustrations that feel so 90's tv show right now with coffee on a stoop. We are enjoying delving into the depths of Graham's imagination. See more from a little update over here

10.30am
14 July 2017

Spiderman : Homecoming

Celebrating the release of the long awaited new Spiderman film. Stan Chow has treated us all to a very special portrait of Peter Parker himself, played by Tom holland, we think the likeness is spot on! Thanks Stan. 

10.30am
11 July 2017

Uijung Kim

Uijung Kim is possibly the cheeriest person we've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Now based in Brooklyn NY, her works is inspired by her travels and from her childhood in South Korea, where food, family, friends, fashion and a whole tonne of fun come into play. If you aren't stifling a giggle of delight whilst looking through her folio, you'll get your money back! It's an honour to welcome Uijung to the CIA Roster.

10.30am
7 July 2017

Political Landscapes

Here is one of a set of three fabulous screen print style illustrations for L'obs for an article on French Politics by Harry Tennant. This feature talks about how Macron, the new president, completely changed the political landscape in France. We're enjoying Harry's conceptual portrait!

10.30am
5 July 2017

Get With The Times

He's versatile and prolific and we love it when he comes in for a five hour catch up. Mark Thomas illustrated yesterdays cover for The Radio Times, Pairing bold graphic style with fresh summery colours, we've been transported to a British lawn and we're reaching for the cucumber sandwhiches...

10.30am
3 July 2017

Plugged In

Do we even remember what it's like to plug out? We're all in danger of our hands morphing into tech devices like something out of a Black Mirror episode. With this in mind we are feeling combative today - it is with sheer delight that we share these charming images from David De Las Heras. Painted for a multipart feature titled ethics, it's about making hard and soft decisions, making these decisions with knowledge and how this knowledge can create it’s own problems and create moral dilemmas. We've worked them into a step by step guide to plugging out. This thought has curled a smile onto our lips.

10.30am
22 June 2017

Orchid Land

Whooli Chen for ELLE Taiwan, June issue 2017. An editorial piece on illustrators’ homeland girls. Whooli's hometown is Yilan, a countryside on northeast Taiwan. The delicately painted illustration features Yilan’s local fruits and well-known orchids in this area. A truly charming insight into Whooli's world. 

10.30am
20 June 2017

MACCA

Here is the face of Paul McCartney beautifully depicted in minimal graphic style by our own rockstar Stanley Chow. He was 75 only two days ago and has just announced a new tour in Australia and New Zealand. Many (belated) Happy returns to you Sir Paul McCartney.

10.30am
16 June 2017

AOI Winner

Toby Leigh aka Tobatron has got smart observational wit and his genius sees him as 2017 AOI Research Professional Category Winner. Produced for CIA brief "Reframing The Myth' when CIA partnered 40 of its illustrators with 40 of Graeae Theatre Company’s artists to explore their mutual creativity and produce artwork inspired by the experiences of the company’s actors, dancers, writers and directors. This cultural crossover between art and theatre practicioners was an extrodinary exhibition, illuminating some of the challenges that members of the Deaf and disabled community face due to the governments ongoing changes to the benefits system. 

 

10.30am
14 June 2017

Estrella Party

We've never seen such a sassy and strong woman and it's all down to Lynnie Zulu and her bold painterly magic. Collaborating with Estrella for their launch of the short film The Little Things, Lynnie helps to depict the important things in life at the launch party for the well known drinks brand. It's important to raise a glass (or a bottle) from time to time.